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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Willows has beautiful grounds, spacious rooms, heated pool/spa, and excellent service. They have evening snacks and wine and a multi-course breakfast in the morning. I would recommend The Willows to anyone wanting a relaxing environment and great location.

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Prepare to be transported to another world....another era. There can be no place as relaxing in all of Southern California. I felt like an incognito 1950s movie star here. All is old-school and understatedly beautiful. The staff is incredibly polite and accommodating. We arrived late after the Indian Wells tennis tournament, but were given access to the jacuzzi near the...

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Green Bay, Wisconsin
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I cannot say enough about The Willows. The Inn is exceptionally charming and comfortable. It is a great place to relax and enjoy the views. The breakfasts were out of this world and the dining setting is amazing. The Inn is nestled against the mountains and is right at the edge of town. The staff were all friendly and helpful....

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maryland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really loved this place! First visit and unfortunately they only had one night available. We were in the Einstein room. Great bed, croaking frogs, waterfall, and private balcony. Walking distance to town but super quiet and restful old and historic Inn. Delicious breakfast, all the staff were friendly and helpful. Definitely want to come back for a few more days...

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Chicagp
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Willows is a historic house converted to an extremely pleasant eight bedroom inn. It's history is really interesting - Albert Einstein, Marion Davis, and Clark Gable and Carole Lombard stayed for extended periods of time. The history, however, wouldn't mean anything if the inn wasn't a wonderful place to stay, and it is. The bedrooms are comfortable, there are...

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Iowa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I spent two nights at the Willows and had a very enjoyable getaway. The rooms are nicely equipped with everything you would expect to find, the pool is perfect for catching some sun or taking a quick dip, and the views around the property are gorgeous! The location is great - you are tucked away enough to...

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Gold Coast, Australia
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

Highly recommend this historic house. Complimentary drinks and canapés at dusk set the scene for a wonderful night stay. Rooms are all unique, with quality toiletries, bath robes, pool and spa, complimentary mini bar, and comfy beds (double). French restaurant across the road was superb - book early. Short walk to Main Street. We were here in winter but it...

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Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 8 February 2017

This was our second stay at the Willows and our second time in the Library Room. It is just a wonderful place staffed by wonderful people that treat you like royalty! The resort has a fascinating history in Palm Springs that we enjoyed reading about again and imagining what it would have been like to have been here in early...

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Reviewed 30 January 2017

Despite its central location (right next to the Art Museum!), this gracious home, tucked into the hills felt like a place apart in time and space. Calming & comforting setting, wonderful breakfasts (with great background music), gracious unwinding wine time, lovely vistas, and within walking distance of downtown amenities, the Willows is a place to which I will return.

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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

We had a delightful stay for my birthday recently. Stayed a long weekend. Location perfect...just a block or two in from the main boulevard and right next door to the Palm Springs Museum. Staff were warm and friendly and very unobtrusive. Grounds and main area were clean and cozy and well kept. Breakfasts were good, loved the 5:30 reception with...

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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A vacation at The Willows Historic Palm Springs Inn feels like a visit to a friend's country estate; or rather, an acquaintance who has welcomed some very famous friends into their home over the years. Nestled among stunning mountain vistas, The Willows Historic Palm Springs Inn has been a Hollywood favorite for nearly a century. Today, this Mediterranean villa has been meticulously restored to its original elegance of the 1930s. Mahogany-beamed ceilings and natural stone fireplaces are accented by modern amenities such as complimentary high-speed wireless,in-room DVD players and iPod docking stations. A three-course gourmet breakfast next to the waterfall and nightly wine and hors d'oevres are included in the rate, making for an exceptional value. Tour the extensive gardens or relax by the pool. From the luxurious comforters and Egyptian cotton towels, no detail has been overlooked in this secluded desert oasis. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Willows

Address: 412 W. Tahquitz Canyon Way, Palm Springs, CA 92262
Region: United States > California > California Desert > Palm Springs
Price Range: $516 - $991 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Willows 4*
Number of rooms: 8
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Also Known As:
The Willows Hotel Palm Springs
Hotel Style:
#2 Luxury Hotel in Palm Springs
#2 Spa Hotel in Palm Springs
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“We had the loft room, which requires climbing a slightly narrow stairway. There are ground-level rooms, though.”
 of 5 bubbles T3580VCkellyl, 21 Mar 2017 | Read review
“The Einstein and Library rooms have secluded private terraces.”
 of 5 bubbles BarbaraB769, 1 Mar 2017 | Read review
“There aren't very many rooms, but after our experience I have to believe they are all good!”
 of 5 bubbles i0wagirltravels, 27 Feb 2017 | Read review
“The Marion Davies room is exquisite.”
 of 5 bubbles 339jacquelinew, 26 Oct 2016 | Read review
“The Einstein room had a private patio.”
 of 5 bubbles TrickyWooToDoLeDo, 19 May 2016 | Read review
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